TELO's Vavuniya TV retransmission station attacked

[TamilNet, Thursday, 02 June 2005, 01:07 GMT]
Sun Television retransmission station in Vairavarpuliyankulam in Vavuniya district operated by cadres of Tami Eelam Liberation Organization (TELO) was attacked with hand grenades by unidentified attackers at 1.45 AM Thursday morning, causing damages worth Rs 1 million to equipment.

Witnesses to the incident said that a group of three persons carried out the attack before escaping.

SUN-TV retransmission-Vavuniya.
SUN-TV retransmission-Vavuniya.
Vavuniya Police and Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers visited the scene of the incident and began investigations.

Motive for the attack has not been established, Police said.

The station administered by TELO rebroadcasted Sun TV channels to Vauniya town and surrounding areas.

 

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